Ellen Louise (Butler) Chipman, 94, of Kerrville, Texas passed from this life on February 26, 2020 at local care facility.
She was born November 25, 1925 in El Dorado, Texas, to Gertrude Ann (Holiman) Butler and Charles Drew Butler. Ellen was the first of six children. The family moved to Kerrville where Ellen grew up and attended Tivy High School. At 19 years old, Ellen met a handsome Army/Air Corpman, named Raymond Chipman, and after a two week whirlwind romance they married on July 4, 1945. Raymond and Ellen were married for 61 years when Raymond passed away before her to be with our Blessed Lord.
Ellen leaves behind her five children, Barbara Ann (Chipman) Pagel and husband Bob of Mountain Home, Texas, Raymond R. (Toby) Chipman and wife Betty of Kerrville, Texas, Bobby Wayne Chipman and wife Aleta of Houston, Texas, Brenda Jo (Chipman) Misiewicz and husband John of Landrum South Carolina and Debra Kay (Chipman) Kirschnick and husband Kim of Charlotte Virginia.; 15 Grandchildren and many great grandchildren. Ellen also was pre-deceases by her brothers Marion, James, and Naaman Butler, and one sister, Charline Kappler.
Services for Ellen will be held at 10 AM on Saturday, February 29, 2020 at Kerrville Funeral Home with visitation beginning at 8 AM prior to services. Burial will follow at Nicholas Cemetery.
Arrangements are under the direction and personal care of the professionals at Kerrville Funeral Home (830) 895-5111